The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 40 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.17% 0.37% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 0.39% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 11
Median daily rate £488 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £430 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 514 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.83% 95.72% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 392 390
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.01 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +16 12 £575 - 7
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) Java
3 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (60.00%) Spring
5 22 (55.00%) TDD
5 22 (55.00%) Publishing
6 18 (45.00%) JUnit
7 17 (42.50%) JBoss
7 17 (42.50%) Scrum
7 17 (42.50%) Cucumber
7 17 (42.50%) WebSphere
8 16 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (37.50%) Maven
10 13 (32.50%) SQL
10 13 (32.50%) Pair Programming
10 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
11 12 (30.00%) Web Services
11 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (30.00%) RESTful
12 11 (27.50%) Mockito
12 11 (27.50%) GitHub
12 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (27.50%) BPMN
12 11 (27.50%) Java EE
12 11 (27.50%) Python
12 11 (27.50%) Linux
12 11 (27.50%) WebSphere Process Server
12 11 (27.50%) BPEL
12 11 (27.50%) Migration
13 10 (25.00%) Tomcat

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (42.50%) JBoss
1 17 (42.50%) WebSphere
2 16 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (27.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (7.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
7 3 (7.50%) Jetty
7 3 (7.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) GitHub
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) JUnit
2 17 (42.50%) Cucumber
3 15 (37.50%) Maven
4 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (27.50%) Mockito
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.50%) Gradle
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium
7 3 (7.50%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.50%) Spock
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (55.00%) Publishing
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) Spring
2 12 (30.00%) RESTful
2 12 (30.00%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) Java EE
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) HTML5
5 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) REST
7 6 (15.00%) EJB
8 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) Lucene
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.00%) Node.js
9 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Spring Security
9 2 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (2.50%) jQuery
10 1 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) Informatics
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 17 (42.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) Pair Programming
6 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (27.50%) BPEL
7 11 (27.50%) BPMN
7 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 10 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
10 6 (15.00%) Content Enrichment
10 6 (15.00%) Web Development
11 3 (7.50%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (7.50%) Build Automation
11 3 (7.50%) Kanban
11 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
12 2 (5.00%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) Python
4 10 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (17.50%) Scala
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
8 3 (7.50%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Go
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) Rust
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Mesos
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Alias
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Sophos
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago